Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo has been found dead at his Maanzoni home. According to a family member the legislator was found dead at around 1pm today, Saturday.
Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, visibly shaken, announced the shocking news during a burial in Tseikuru in Mwingi North Constituency on Saturday afternoon.
“We don’t know the cause of the death but he has not been sick. The body is still in the house,” the family member told Capital FM News.
Another relative is reported to have told the media: “He was working on Friday and even last night he was ok, he did not show any signs of ill health”.
The cause of death of the former Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs Minister is not yet known. The police were in his house early this afternoon carrying out investigations.
Mutula Kilonzo was a former Minister of Education after having served as the Minister for Nairobi Metropolitan Development, and a former Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
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